Guests can make reservations online or by telephone. To make reservations online, please visit the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island UF Breast Symposium website. To make reservations by telephone, please call 1-866-763-2960 and reference the group name University of Florida Breast Symposium. The special group rate, $279 + tax, for single/double occupancy, may be available until January 18, 2017, but please register early since the hotel will sell out due to Valentine’s Day weekend.

Flights: Maupin Travel has been selected as the official travel agency for the symposium. Symposium participants may obtain details on airfares by calling Louanne Warren at 919-929-3761 or by email at Please be sure to mention the University of Florida Breast Symposium.
Shuttle Services from Jacksonville International Airport to the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island: The following companies are preferred shuttle services for the Symposium:
Jax Elite Charters, 904-372-0451 or for online reservations.
9A Airport Transportation, 1-877-399-8288 for reservations.
ABC Limo and Airport Transportation, 1-877-300-6738 or for online reservations.
Driving Directions: The drive to Amelia Island, 27 miles from the Jacksonville International Airport, takes approximately 35-40 minutes.  From the airport, take 1-95 N to exit 373 (FL 200/SR A1A), turn right towards Yulee/Amelia Isl/Fernandina Beach and continue for 11 miles; then, take a right onto Amelia Island Pkwy (0.1 miles past Gateway Blvd). Stay on Amelia Island Pkwy for approx. 3.6 mi. The Ritz Carlton, 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy, will be on the left, just past Regatta Dr.


Location: Amelia Island, with the historic, picturesque town of Fernandina Beach, is a hidden pearl at the tip of the South’s barrier islands. Surrounded by waters teeming with fish, this deepwater port is still home to one of America’s first shrimp fleets. The tranquil beauty of gnarled oaks and heron-guarded ponds flank some of America’s top-rated fairways. Picturesque shops are a treasure-trove of antiques and fashion. Fine restaurants bring the sea’s fresh harvest and other gourmet delights to your table. Ride a horse on the beach, work out on the tennis court, then enjoy indigo waters that invite sailing, surfing and angling.
We hope you can extend your stay and enjoy Amelia Island. The Tourist Development Council has a Plan Your Vacation section under where you can select dining and activities in the area; information on Memorable Offer Value Cards to obtain discounts from participating merchants..